Carnival of Love Gala

Carnival of Love Gala


Saturday, February 20, 2021 - Friday, February 26, 2021
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Share the Light, a Virtual Celebration!

February 20 – 26, 2021

Shining Together – Safely Apart

We are excited to hold this year’s virtual Heartland Family Service “Carnival of Love” Gala entirely online! Join our Gala co-chairs Julie Gibson-Beier and Laressa Tromler online to Share the Light, Shining Together – Safely Apart from February 20 – February 26, 2021. Your support is greatly needed to help us continue creating a community of opportunity. So everyone can.

As our largest fundraising event, the “Carnival of Love” Gala benefits vulnerable children, individuals, and families in our community in our programs.

This year’s master of ceremony host for our live streaming event will be legendary radio personality and emcee Dave Wingert!

Here’s how you can get involved in our exciting and charitable online event:

  • View our live “Carnival of Love” Gala streaming fundraising event starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, February 20 and at 7 p.m. Friday, February 26!
  • REGISTER to bid and donate! It’s quick and easy! Go to our main Carnival of Love” Gala Giving Center page and click on the “SIGN IN” button at the top right to register – or – simply text CarnivalofLove2021 to 243725
  • View and bid on our Silent, Super Silent and Live Auction items on our Giving Center page, once you’ve registered.
  • Follow us on Facebook and be inspired by our client success stories and learn more about the life-changing work Heartland Family Service provides
  • Make a donation on our Giving Center page throughout the week beginning 7 p.m., Saturday, February 20 and/or during our Hope for Families finale, beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, February 26 
  • Donate safely online now to help children, individuals, and families!
    (Choose Carnival of Love” Gala from the Please use my gift drop down menu.)
Thank you for your support of Heartland Family Service and for donating generously to help us center our neighbors’ needs. So everyone can.
For additional information, please contact Heartland Family Service Development Manager Adam Mohr or (531) 210-7572.

Your help is needed now more than ever!
Since April 2020, the demand for our services, from counseling and substance use prevention to helping keep families together in stable housing, has increased dramatically. The pandemic is making life even more difficult for those most vulnerable in our communities. Your support of this event enables us to provide life-changing programs and services for people who have nowhere else to turn.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum Sponsor | $10,000
Receives PRIMARY logo display on full screen backdrop on all Gala virtual productions | Two 90-sec Video ad placements | Verbal recognition during the online program | Platinum Sponsor recognition on all website/social media postings and other communications

Gold Sponsor | $7,500
Receives SECONDARY logo display on full screen backdrop on all Gala productions | Two 90-sec Video ad placements | Verbal recognition during the online program | Gold Sponsor recognition on all website/social media postings and other communications

Silver Sponsor | $5,000
Receives SECONDARY logo display on full screen backdrop on all Gala productions | One 60-sec Video ad placement | Verbal recognition during the online program | Silver Sponsor recognition on all website/social media postings and other communications

Bronze Sponsor | $2,500
Company name on full screen backdrop for all Gala productions | One 60-sec Video ad placement | Verbal recognition during the online program | Bronze Sponsor recognition on all website/social media postings and other communications

NEW! Starlight Sponsor | Virtual Gala Table | $1,500
Invite eight to 10 friends to “attend” in the safety of your home to watch our Gala kick-off broadcast on February 20, or for our finale, a live-stream auction to help us “fill the heart” on February 26…or host a party for both! Starlight Sponsorships sponsorships include:
Company/Personal name on full screen backdrop for all Gala productions | Verbal recognition during the online program | Starlight Sponsor recognition on all website/social media postings and other communications.

Lamplight Sponsor | $1000
Verbal recognition during the online program | Lamplight Sponsor recognition on all website/social media postings and other communications

Nightlight Sponsor | $100
Nightlight Sponsor/Individual recognition on all website/social media postings and other communications

Questions? Contact Adam Mohr | (531) 210-7572